Documentary about the right to family reunification. Twelve-year-old Syrian Tareq fled the war without his parents and arrived in the Netherlands. Will he ever be able to take them in his arms here?

When the almost twelve-year-old Tareq flees the war in Syria, he has to leave his parents, sister and brother behind. Onwards to Europe, to an uncertain future. It turns out to be a perilous journey. Having arrived in the Netherlands, a new life starts for Tareq; he lives in a safe place and goes to school. But when will he see his parents again? If he had known he would have to wait for them for at least a year, would he have left? Did he have a choice, really? Documentary about the right to family reunification.


Credits

Producer
Executive producer
Production company
Evangelische Omroep (EO)
TV company
Evangelische Omroep (EO)
Distributor NL
Evangelische Omroep (EO)

Title: Een jaar zonder mijn ouders
Year: 2015
Duration : 23 minutes
Category: Short Documentary
Edition: NFF 2016

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